Jason Worilds RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jason Worilds says he's quitting football, and Steelers believe he means it

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "With all the surprises that were delivered around the NFL Tuesday, Jason Worilds has pulled another. The Steelers free agent linebacker announced early this morning that he was leaving football. And the Steelers believe he means it. Steelers sources told the Post-Gazette today that they..." March 11

  • Ex-Steelers LB Jason Worilds shockingly retiring

    NFL.com "A third unexpected retirement announcement in the last 24 hours makes for the perfect ending to one of the craziest days in NFL offseason history. Free agent pass rusher Jason Worilds released a statement through his player representative, Jason Bernstein, declaring the former Pittsburgh..." March 11

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    Ed Bouchette @EdBouchette

    Worilds really was only true candidate for a tag by Steelers. They will let him become UFA

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    Gerry Dulac @gerrydulac

    Colbert said Steelers haven't ruled out using transition tag again on Jason Worilds. Last year cost $9.754 mil. This yr closer to $11m.

  • Steelers again must tackle linebacker Worilds question in offseason

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Jason Worilds turned eight sacks into $9.754 million last year. So how much will 7 1⁄2 sacks be worth this offseason? Maybe $25 million? Possibly $30 million? The Steelers enticed Worilds enough with a transition tag that guaranteed him nearly $10 million for one season to turn his back on..." January 09

  • Report: Worilds rejected Steelers' deal; offer still stands

    NFL.com "Now we know why there has been no progress between the Pittsburgh Steelers and linebacker Jason Worilds on a new contract. Worilds rejected a long-term offer from the Steelers "awhile ago," Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported last week. There is no word on the specifics of..." June 15

  • Report: Jason Worilds Sign Transition Tag, Steelers Making Progress Towards Extension

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jason La Canfora reports that Steelers OLB Jason Worilds has signed his transition tender worth $9.75 million. La Canfora adds that Worilds and the Steelers have made progress towards a long-term deal. Worilds signing his transition tender, it prevents any team from trying to step in sign..." March 04

  • Jason Worilds inactive for season finale

    Pro Football Talk "One of the Steelers’ top pass rushers is inactive for Sunday’s must-win game vs. Cleveland. Jason Worilds will miss the season finale with an abdominal injury, the club disclosed today. Worilds, 25, has 63 tackles and eight sacks in 15 games this season." December 29

  • Worilds no longer on outside looking in at linebacker

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The long line of succession at right outside linebacker has been consistently good to great for the Steelers these past 30 years, with a few exceptions. There was Mike Merriweather and Greg Lloyd and Chad Brown and Joey Porter and James Harrison, along with some exceptions like Carlos Emmons..." May 31

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